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The Spark – Snippet 37

The Spark – Snippet 37 CHAPTER 15: Pairs and Singletons I’d as soon have been someplace else, but in truth it wasn’t hurting me to sit with my back to a tree trunk and my stomach full of good food … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 36

The Spark – Snippet 36 People were feeding into the hall, their feet shuffling. Even though they were trying to be quiet, they made a lot of noise. It was good that Frances had thought to move the bench up. … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 35

The Spark – Snippet 35 CHAPTER 14: A Different View of Marielles Baga brought the boat to rest in the landing place of Marielles, within arm’s length of where he’d landed when I came here before. I knew before he … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 34

The Spark – Snippet 34 “I’m staying here for the view,” Baga said. “And I don’t need a woman to keep me from running out on a mate. You women can get in the boat.” I didn’t have time to … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 33

The Spark – Snippet 33 “Look, I think we’d best get out of here,” I said. “We can talk this over in some safer place or we can–” Buck started barking as loud as I’ve ever heard him. I looked … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 32

The Spark – Snippet 32 CHAPTER 13: An Unnamed Place, to Begin With Baga called, “We’re here!” and took his hands off the panel he leaned against while he was controlling the boat.  I was already up and alert because … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 31

The Spark – Snippet 31 Instead of a throne, there was a polished wooden table. The young fellow sitting behind it had wavy blond hair and a bushy moustache. He didn’t have a beard, though. A beard would’ve helped with … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 30

The Spark – Snippet 30 CHAPTER 12: A View of Marielles It must’ve rained recently because there were puddles on the bare ground I saw through the boat’s open door. The sun was shining now, though. We were in the … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 29

The Spark – Snippet 29 CHAPTER 11: On the Way Buck wasn’t best pleased when the boat’s door closed behind him. He pressed close to my leg and whined, turning his head like he hoped for a way out. There … Continue reading

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The Spark – Snippet 28

The Spark – Snippet 28 CHAPTER 10: Leaving Home I hadn’t really thought of Beune as home while I was growing up here. When I took the Road to Dun Add, I was going to my future, not leaving my … Continue reading

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